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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of selected variables in district of India, 2015–16

From: Spatial heterogeneity in discontinuation of modern spacing method in districts of India

Variable (district level/percentage) Mean Coefficient of variation Min. Max.
Episode of modern spacing method 186 0.89 4 1160
Episode of any method 546 0.55 48 2553
Discontinuation of any modern spacing method (%) 47 0.33 8 100
Parity 2+ (%) 24 0.56 0 61
% Women working 24 0.43 3 58
%Women with unmet need 14 0.46 2 35
Mean years schooling (MYS) 1.4 0.35 0 3
Method information index (MII) 22 0.78 0 100
%Using female sterilization 32 0.53 1 76
Method attribute and failure opposition (%) 36 0.39 0 100
%Women desire for additional child 18 0.24 7 40
Visit health facility by any health issue (%) 23 0.55 2 72
%Scheduled caste/schedule tribe 36 0.63 1 100
%Urban 28 0.76 0 100